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Quantum Internet Prototype In Use At Los Alamos
2013-05-07 15:49:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As concerns over cyber security grow with each newly publicized attack, computer scientists have been pursuing quantum technology as a silver bullet against would-be hackers. According to a groundbreaking announcement, scientists at Los Alamos National Labs in New Mexico have been utilizing a small-scale “quantum internet” for the past two years. Quantum cryptography is possible because of the phenomenon known as quantum...

2008-07-04 18:00:15

BIRMINGHAM Jazz Festival has many unsung heroes without whom the music would not have been ringing so sweetly round the city for the last 24 years. Among this hard working group of drivers, leaflet distributors, sound engineers and chaperones are the hugely talented rhythm sections, usually a drummer, a bass and a piano player who move tirelessly from one venue to another, ready and willing to change musical styles to accompany guests from all corners of the world. John Patrick and...

2005-10-04 00:00:40

By Tom Roland LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Success often requires recognizing limits and finding a way to work creatively within them. Keane, a three-piece piano-centric band from England, has a variety of distinct boundaries surrounding its art, yet the trio managed to turn little more than one album's worth of material into an intriguing 70 minutes of highly melodic and finely textured sound. Making its final headline appearance of the year (they will open for U2 on seven...

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